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After hoisting their sixth Super Bowl banner, the Patriots will host the Steelers on Sunday night in football. While it's not a real rivalry, the Patriots and Steelers have played some classic games over the years.
Overall, the Patriots have won six of their last eight meetings.
Steelers Vs. Patriots
Sunday, September 8, 2019
8:20 pm, NBC
Patriots -5,5, over / under 49
3 keys to the game
Stay strong in the front  One of The biggest matchup within the matchup will be the offensive line of the Patriots against the Steelers' defensive line. After losing David Andrews for the season and Isaiah Wynn making his first NFL start, the Patriots have plenty of questions ahead, and the Pittsburgh Front-Seven has improved significantly in the off-season. Since the Patriots are likely to be on the ball a lot, this could be an important factor when it comes to who wins the game.
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Boosting Sony Michel
The second year could have a monster season, and it could start on Sunday night. At the meeting last year Michel was limited to only 59 meters with 13 runs. The Patriots will look for a much better performance this time around. Look for Josh McDaniels, who calls Michel's number more than you think, with so many questions throughout the game. Worth knowing
1. In the regular season, the Patriots are at home with 39: 0, when Tom Brady and Julian Edelman are together in the lineup.
. 2 The Super Bowl winner of the previous season is 15: 3 in the last 18 weeks 1.
3. Against the Steelers at home (including playoffs) Brady is 5-0, has completed 72 percent of his passes for 1,797 yards, 18 touchdowns and zero interceptions for a QB rating of 130.8.
. 4 In the history of the Gillette Stadium, the Patriots are in the lead with 96: 1.
. 5 Since 2001, the Patriots in the regular season 85-2, if they have a positive sales margin.
Patriots 21, Steelers 17
This could turn into a battle of The defenses of both crimes strive to find their identity after being lost in this offseason Star player to have. The Patriots defense has the potential to be very good, and the Steelers defense seems to be better than in the past, so we do not expect many points to be scored. Overall, it is difficult to bet against Brady and the Patriots at this point, although this can be a fascinating game.
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